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Young Grasshopper Cocktail

Grasshopper Cocktail

A sublimely smooth variation on the classic.

In this sublimely smooth Grasshopper cocktail variation, Yael Vengroff brings an unexpected umami quality to the mix by adding a scoop of green tea ice cream.


  • 1 oz. white crème de cacao
  • 1 oz. crème de menthe (Yengroff uses Giffard Menthe de Pastille)
  • 1 oz. unaged rum (Vengroff uses Don Q)
  • 1 oz. heavy cream
  • 1 scoop green tea ice cream, to top
  • Tools:blender
  • Glass:hurricane
  • Garnish:toasted coconut flakes, orchid (or other edible flower)


Blend the first 4 ingredients with crushed ice. Pour into a glass, then add a float of green tea ice cream. Garnish.

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